The Prime Minister paid the homage by placing wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu in front of Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi in the capital at around 10:45 am.
After laying the wreath, Sheikh Hasina stood in solemn silence for some time as a mark of profound respect to the memory of Bangabandhu, the architect of independence.
Bangabandhu’s younger daughter Sheikh Rehana and Sheikh Hasina’s daughter Saima Hossain Putul were also present on the occasion.
Flanked by senior Awami League leaders, Sheikh Hasina placed another wreath at Bangabandhu’s portrait as the party chief.
AL Advisory Council Members Amir Hossain Amu, Tofail Ahmed, Dr Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir, Kazi Akram Uddin Ahmed, Mozaffar Hossain Paltu and Advocate Yusuf Hossain Humayun, AL Presidium Members Matia Chowdhury, Mohammad Nasim, Abdul Matin Khashru and Abdul Mannan Khan, PM’s Advisers HT Imam and Salman F Rahman, AL General Secretary Obaidul Quader, Joint Secretaries Dr Dipu Moni, Jahangir Kabir Nanak and Abdur Rahman, Organizing Secretaries AFM Bahauddin Nasim and BM Mozammel Haque, Publicity and Publication Secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud, central leaders Advocate Afzal Hussain, Sujit Roy Nandi, Harunur Rashid, Delwar Hossain, Barrister Biplab Barua, Aktaruzzaman, Anwar Hossain and Shahabuddin Farazi were present on the occasion, among others.